Illumina Seminars

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Illumina Seminars


Pediatric Research Colloquium: Next Generation Sequencing: What, when, where, how much, how long, so what

Presented by James F. Padbury, MD and Uzun Alper, Ph.D.

Date: Friday, January 4, 2013
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Women and Infants Hospital, South Pavilion 4

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Seminar: IPA and Ingenuity Variant Analysis

Presented by Karen Lavery, PhD

Date: Friday, October 12, 2012
Time: 12:30 noon - 2:00 pm
Location: LMM, 70 Ship Street, Lecture Theater (Room 107)

Sponsored by the Brown University Genomcis Core Facility

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Additional Material

DEA White Paper

Upstream Regulator Analysis White Paper

Harness the Power of MiSeq

Presented by Mike Smith, Senior Applications Scientist

Date: Friday, July 27, 2012
Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Location: URI, Center for Biotechnology

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Lunch and Learn Seminar: The Simple Western is here! a gel-free, blot-free, hands-free Western blotting reinvention

Presented by Michele Dahl, Senior Applications Scientist

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2012
Time: 12 - 1:00 pm
Location: LMM, 70 Ship Street, Lecture Theater (Room 107)

Sponsored by Brown Univeristy, Genomics Core Facility

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Seminar: Illumina Lunch and Learn Seminar Series

From Data to Insight--Advances in Whole Human Genome Sequencing Services for Paired Cancer Analysis, Standard WGS and Low Input/FFPE Samples
presented by Pam Cheng, PhD and Tanya Boyaniwsky

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From Genomes to Metagenomes: Applications of the MiSeq Personal Sequencing System
presented by Michael Smith, PhD

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NGS Sample Prep Best Practices: How to Create Libraries for Successful Sequencing
presented by Peter Kraus, PhD and Rey Sequerra

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Date: Thursday, June 7, 2012
Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: LMM, 70 Ship Street, Lecture Theater (Room 107)

Sponsored by the Brown University Genomcis Core Facility

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Workshop: Genome Assembly "Special Forces"

Dates: May 2-4, 2011
Times: 1 - 4:30 pm
Location: CCMB Conference Room SWIG Boardroom (CIT 241)

Hosted by the Brown Center for Computational Molecular Biology (CCMB)
Chairs: Casey Dunn and Soren Istrail

These workshops will focus on the real-world challenges of assembling genomes and transcriptomes from next-generation sequence data, and are designed to bring together expertise at Brown across all aspects of de novo sequencing and assembly. The workshop will be helpful to anyone who is working on genome or transcriptome assembly, including students, postdocs, staff, and faculty.

Please RSVP to Nathaniel Gill by April 20 if you plan to attend.

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Seminar: "Addressing mRNA Complexity: Utilizing the 5' Cap Structure of mRNA for Transcriptome Analysis"

Date: Monday, April 18, 2011
Time: 11:00 A.M.
Location: LMM Auditorium, 70 Ship Street
Presenter: Matthias Harbers, PhD
DNAFORM Inc., Yokohoma City, Japan
Hosted by: Christoph Schorl, Genomics Core Facility
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Next-Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Symposium

Aim of this symposium is to inform interested newcomers about Next-Gen sequencing technology and data analysis
Location: 70 Ship Street, Rom 107
Lunch provided!!

  • 8.30 -9.00 coffee/welcome
  • 9.00 am to 12.15 pm: Morning Session
    Overview of Next Generation Sequencing Platforms and Analysis
  • Confirmed participants: Illumina, Partek, DNANexus, Knome, GenomeQuest, Ion Torrent

  • 1.00 pm to 3.45 pm: Afternoon Session
  • Clinical applications and advanced approaches to Next Generation Sequencing analysis
  • Confirmed speakers: Peter Park, Eric Morrow, Casey Dunn, Sorin Istrail

"Illumina 101": an introduction to NextGen Sequencing at Brown University.

June 2, 2010, noon
70 Ship Street, Rm 107,

Illumina Webinar

"An Illumina-Demonstrated Method for Sequencing the Complete Transcriptome"

Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Time: 9:00 A.M. PDT (12:00 P.M. EDT)
Gary Schroth, Ph.D.
Sr. Director, Gene Expression Applications R&D, Illumina
Shujun Luo
Sr. Staff Scientist, Illumina
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Dates: Monday, May 17 and Tuesday May 18, 2010
Michael G. Smith, Ph.D.
Illumina Field Applications Scientist
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